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Mortimer Collins

Mortimer Collins was an English poet and novelist.

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Mortimer Zuckerman

Mortimer Benjamin Mort Zuckerman is a Canadian-born American businessman. His business holdings include interests in magazines, publishing, and real estate. He is now a naturalized citizen of the United States.

Type: PublisherNationality: Canadian

Morton Feldman

Morton Feldman was an American composer, born in New York City.

Type: ComposerNationality: American

Morton Gould

Morton Gould was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Morton Hunt

Morton Hunt is a science writer who has notably written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Harper's. He is the author of several books, including The Story of Psychology, The Natural History of Love, How Science Takes Stock: The Story of Meta-Analysis, The New Know-Nothings: The Political Foes of the Scientific Study of Human Nature, and The Universe Within.

Type: Nationality: English

Mos Def

Dante Terrell Smith is an American actor and MC, known by the stage names Mos Def and Yasiin Bey. He started his hip hop career in a group called Urban Thermo Dynamics, after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul. With Talib Kweli, he formed the duo Black Star, which released the album Black Star in 1998.

Type: Musician, rapper, actor, singer, activistNationality: American

Moschus

Moschus, ancient Greek bucolic poet and student of the Alexandrian grammarian Aristarchus of Samothrace, was born at Syracuse and flourished about 150 BC. Aside from his poetry, he was known for his grammatical work, nothing of which survives.

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Mose Allison

Mose John Allison, Jr. is an American jazz blues pianist and singer.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Moses

Moses was, according to the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'an, a religious leader, lawgiver and prophet, to whom the authorship of the Torah is traditionally attributed. Also called Moshe Rabbenu in Hebrew, he is the most important prophet in Judaism, and is also considered an important prophet in Christianity and Islam, as well as a number of other faiths.

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Moses Hadas

Moses Hadas was an American teacher, one of the leading classical scholars of the twentieth century, and a translator of numerous works.

Type: WriterNationality: American

Moses Harvey

Moses Harvey LL.D. clergyman, essayist and naturalist born Armagh, Ireland and died in St. John's, Newfoundland.

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Moses Hess

Moses Hess was a Jewish philosopher and socialist, and one of the founders of Labor Zionism.

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Moses I. Finley

Sir Moses I. Finley CBE, FBA was an American and English classical scholar. His most notable work is The Ancient Economy, where he argued that status and civic ideology governed the economy in antiquity rather than rational economic motivations.

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Moses Ibn Ezra

Rabbi Moses ben Jacob ibn Ezra, known as Ha'Sallah was a Jewish, Spanish philosopher, linguist, and poet. He was born at Granada about 1055 1060, and died after 1138. Ezra is Jewish by religion but is also considered a great influence in the Arabic world in regards to his works.

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Moses Malone

Moses Eugene Malone is a retired American Hall of Fame basketball player who starred in both the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association. A three-time NBA MVP and one of the NBA's 50 greatest players, Malone was the most successful prep-to-pro player of his era, going straight from Petersburg High to a 21-year career in professional basketball.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Moses Mendelssohn

Moses Mendelssohn was a German Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the Haskalah is indebted. Although himself a practicing orthodox Jew, he has been referred to as the father of Reform Judaism.

Type: PhilosopherNationality: German